9-15

Today in class we continued our discussion of strategies for closed form prose writing, focusing on elements of the introduction. We introduced strategies for writing theses, evaluated sample theses, and workshopped the theses for our rhetorical analysis essays.

week-4-day-2

Homework:

  • Class is cancelled on Tuesday for conferences
  • Read A&B 14-20
  • Strong Response – Draft 2
    • 600+ words
    • Should include introduction, revised thesis and forecasting, and your body paragraphs
    • Should have several quotes to illustrate uses of rhetoric
    • Bring a printed copy to class on Thursday

9-15

Today in class we discussed general strategies for revision and had our first grammar lesson, focusing on verb phrases and agreement.

Week 4 Day 1

Homework:

  • Class cancelled Thursday 9-17 for conferences
  • WTR Draft 3
    • Counts as Minor Essay 2 (a quiz grade)
    • Continue working on your WTR essay until it reaches 1,000+ words
    • This draft should be nearing completion and include your reflections and descriptive details
    • Bring a printed copy to class and submit to Turnitin.com
    • Class ID: 10693057
    • Password: 4English (case sensitive)